"They Never Took Our Drums" is a spoken-word performance piece that premiered in 1995 at Cape Cod Community College. A storytelling piece that brings the big bang theory, creationism/ creation myths and musical evolution together in one tale. Mwalim, the 2010 Best Male Jazz Artist in the New England Urban Music Awards and multi-award nominee in the Native American Music Awards was invited to perform the piece, an excerpt of which appears in his essay in "We Heard It In The Fields" which appears in the exhibits companion book. Mwalim (aka, Morgan James Peters) is a multi- award-winning performing artist, writer an educator as well as a tenured Associate Professor at UMass Dartmouth.
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